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As long as you are a part of the physical process of existence, every moment is change. Looking for stability and security is futile.

— Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Nothing wonderful is ever going to happen unless we actively make it happen.

— Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

This temporary world is of death. Here, everything dies, and everything changes. Do you recognize that subtle field of energy, that subatomic level of energy which does not change? Objects disintegrate, but atoms remain the same. Atoms and molecules disintegrate, but the sub-atomic particles are the same. All these human bodies are different, but there is one field of energy, the mind, that flows through everybody. Do you realize that there is one thing that is in everybody? Do you recognize the one consciousness?

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The people generally get accustomed to the established order of things and begin to tremble at the very idea of a change. It is this lethargical spirit that needs be replaced by the revolutionary spirit.

— Bhagat Singh

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires a change of heart.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing is forever except change.

— Gautama Buddha

one moment can change a day, one day can change a life and one life can change the world

— Gautama Buddha

In life we cannot avoid change, we cannot avoid loss. Freedom and happiness are found in the flexibility and ease with which we move through change.

— Gautama Buddha

The universe itself is change and life itself is but what you deem it

— Gautama Buddha

The biggest changes in a women’s nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition

— Rabindranath Tagore

It is the subjective world that rules the objective. Change the subject, and the object is bound to change; purify youreslf, and the world is bound to be purified.

— Swami Vivekananda

What do we call the river? Every moment the water is changing, the shore is changing, every moment the environment is changing, what is the river then? It is the name of this series of changes.

— Swami Vivekananda

We never change, we never die, and we are never born.

— Swami Vivekananda

These births and deaths are changes in nature which we are mistaking for changes in us.

— Swami Vivekananda

The body and mind are continually changing, and are, in fact, only names of series of changeful phenomena, like rivers whose waters are in a constant state of flux, yet presenting the appearance of unbroken streams. Every particle in this body is continually changing; no one has the same body for many minutes together, and yet we think of it as the same body.

— Swami Vivekananda

Society is an organism which obeys the immutable law of progress; and change, judicious and cautious change, is necessary for the well being, and indeed the preservation of the social system.

— Swami Vivekananda

Not one is constant, but everything is changing.

— Swami Vivekananda

It is the free alone which never changes, and the unchangeable alone which is free; for change is produced by something exterior to a thing, or within itself, which is more powerful than the surroundings.

— Swami Vivekananda

It is nature that is changing, not the soul of man. This never changes.

— Swami Vivekananda

Excepting the infinite spirit, everything else is changing. There is the whirl of change.

— Swami Vivekananda

Everybody is changing.

— Swami Vivekananda

Every change is being forced upon us.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change of the unchangeable would be a contradiction.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change is the nature of all objective things.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change is always subjective.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change can only be in the limited.

— Swami Vivekananda

Any particle in this universe can change in relation to any other particle; but take the whole universe as one.

— Swami Vivekananda

All objective pleasure in the long run must bring pain, because of the fact of change or death.

— Swami Vivekananda

All change is in the screen.

— Swami Vivekananda

To the person who desires nothing and does not get entangled in desires, the manifold changes of nature are one panorama of beauty and sublimity.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change is always in regard to something which does not change, or which changes relatively less.

— Swami Vivekananda

Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves.

— Swami Vivekananda

Change is inherent in every form.

— Swami Vivekananda

It is clear to us that, for good or for evil, our vitality is concentrated in our religion. You cannot change it. You cannot destroy it and put in its place another.

— Swami Vivekananda